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Emirates is due to release special long-haul fares from Perth / Picture: Supplied

Emirates airline is due to release special long-haul fares for travellers from Perth.

We will bring news of these fares as soon as they are announced.

But a special new airfare to Dubai has been confirmed, from $997. This economy class return fare includes taxes and charges, as does the $4990 business class return.

The fare is on sale until midnight, Friday January 18. It is specifically for travellers on EK423, which leaves Perth at 3.10pm and arrives in Dubai at 10.10pm, with the return on EK422, leaving Dubai at 9.45pm and arriving in Perth at 12.25pm.

Travellers can leave up to March 15, and travel must be complete by March 31.

The fares are timed to encourage WA travellers to the Dubai Shopping Festival, which runs until February 3.

"These fares represent amazing value and we hope will encourage even more people to visit this incredible city, especially during the annual Shopping Festival when there are real bargains to be had," says Emirates regional manager WA, Darren Tyrrell.

Flights can be booked at emirates.com/au, Emirates on 1300 303 777, or from travel agents.